Products & Offerings

The products and services listed below are a great opportunity for you to engage with, and meaningfully support, our Farming For Nature Ambassadors. These are listed under various themes (Food Products, Education, Accommodation and Other) and ordered alphabetically by farmers’ names.

Farming for Nature cannot accept responsibility for the quality of the products or services offered but we are happy to recommend these wonderful Ambassadors to you and we would encourage you to avail of their offers. Don’t forget to tell your friends and also let us know how you get on!

 

Food Products

Beef

  • Clive Bright of Rare Ruminare in Co.Sligo sells 100% grass-fed organic Irish beef from animals that are free to graze on species-rich pastures.  Clive is an FFN Ambassador from 2019, see his farm profile hereYou can buy the beef directly online from here.
  • Joe and Eileen Condon of Omega Beef Direct in Co.Tipperary sell grass-fed Irish organic Galloway beef fed 100% outside in upland areas.  Joe and Eileen are FFN Ambassadors from 2019, see their farm profile hereYou can buy the beef directly online from here.
  • Michael Hickey of Gortrua Farm in Co. Tipperary sells 100% grass-fed Irish organic Aberdeen Angus beef.  Michael is an FFN Ambassador from 2019, see his farm profile hereYou can buy the beef directly online from here.
  • Mark and Alison Hurst of Featherfield Farm in Co.Kildare sell  100% grass-fed Irish organic Dexter beef.  Mark and Alison are FFN Ambassadors from 2019, see their farm profile hereYou can buy the beef directly online from here.
  • Sean O’Farrell of Cloncannon BioFarm in Co. Tipperary sells weanlings from his farm.   These are Aberdeen Angus, organic and spring born.   Sean is an FFN Ambassador from 2019, see his farm profile hereYou can buy the weanlings directly from him by contacting Sean on 087 9227957. 

Lamb

  • Ailbhe Gerrard of Brookfield Farm in Co. Tipperary has a certified organic sheep flock. She sells full and half lambs directly to customers.  Ailbhe is an FFN honorary Ambassador from 2019, see her farm profile hereYou can buy the lamb directly online from here.
  • Calvey Family of Achill Mountain Lamb in Co.Mayo sell mountain fed lamb products from their farm and neighbours’ farms.  Martina and her family were FFN Ambassadors from 2018, see their farm profile hereYou can buy the lamb directly online from here.
  • Clive Bright of Rare Ruminare in Co.Sligo sells 100% grass-fed organic Irish lamb from animals that are free to graze on species -rich pastures.  The product is seasonal.  Clive is an FFN Ambassador from 2019, see his farm profile hereYou can buy the lamb directly online from here
  • Mark and Alison Hurst of Featherfield Farm in Co.Kildare sell  organic lamb.  Mark and Alison are FFN Ambassadors from 2019, see their farm profile hereYou can buy the lamb directly by contacting them here either for pick up at the farm shop or they can send out by mail.

Chicken

  • Mark and Alison Hurst of Featherfield Farm in Co.Kildare sell organic free range chickens that graze amongst the livestock.  Mark and Alison are FFN Ambassadors from 2019, see their farm profile here. You can buy the chicken by contacting them here either for pick up at the farm shop or they can send out by mail.
  • Sean O’Farrell of Cloncannon BioFarm in Co. Tipperary sells organic free range chicken.  Sean is an FFN Ambassador from 2019, see his farm profile hereYou can buy the chicken directly from his farm. Contact Sean on 087 9227957 for more information. 

Pig

  • Sean O’Farrell of Clanconnon BioFarm in Co. Tipperary sells organic pork and bacon from outdoor breeds that are free ranging.  Sean is an FFN Ambassador from 2019, see his farm profile hereYou can buy the pork directly from his farm.  Contact Sean on 087 9227957 for more information. 

Vegetables

  • Kate Egan of An Ghrian Glas in Co. Westmeath sells chemical-free fruit and vegetables.  Kate is an FFN Ambassador from 2019, see her farm profile hereYou can sign up to 10-weeks of her vegetable boxes.  See here for more info signing up and collection points. 
  • Sean O’Farrell of Cloncannon BioFarm in Co. Tipperary sells organic vegetables.  Sean is an FFN Ambassador from 2018, see his farm profile hereYou can buy his vegetables directly from him at his farmer markets. Contact Sean on 087 9227957 for more information. 
  • Thomas and Claire O’Connor of Manna Organic Farm in Co. Kerry, sell a wide range of organic fruit, vegetables and wholefoods direct from their own and other local organic farms at their Manna Organic Farm Store in Tralee Co Kerry.  Thomas and Claire are FFN Ambassadors 2019 and winners of the public vote. See their farm profile here.  Visit www.mannaorgnaicstore.ie for more information about their shop and farm.  Thomas and Claire also sell Sweetgrass (Organic Frozen Wheatgrass) directly from their own farm, available online at www.sweetgrass.ie

Eggs

  • Kate Egan of An Ghrian Glas in Co. Westmeath sells chemical-free eggs.  Kate is an FFN Ambassador from 2019, see her farm profile hereYou can buy the eggs directly from her at her farmer markets.  See here for more info on collection points. 
  • Mark and Alison Hurst of Featherfield Farm in Co.Kildare sell organic free range eggs.  Mark and Alison are FFN Ambassadors from 2019, see their farm profile hereYou can buy the eggs directly from their farm gate.  See here for more information on how to get to their farm.

Honey

  • Ailbhe Gerrard of Brookfield Farm in Co. Tipperary sells raw honey.  Ailbhe is an FFN honorary Ambassador from 2019, see her farm profile hereYou can buy the raw honey directly online from here.
  • Mark and Alison Hurst of Featherfield Farm in Co.Kildare sell raw honey.  Mark and Alison are FFN Ambassadors from 2019, see their farm profile hereYou can buy the honey directly by contacting them here either for pick up at the farm shop or they can send out by mail.

Education

Walks & Tours

  • Ailbhe Gerrard of Brookfield Farm in Co. Tipperary  welcomes visitors for meadow tours, yoga retreats, honey tastings, beeswax candle making and more.  Ailbhe is an FFN honorary Ambassador from 2019, see her farm profile hereFor upcoming events and booking see here.
  • Kate Egan of An Ghrian Glas in Co. Westmeath offers farm walks and educational tours on request.  Kate is an FFN Ambassador from 2019, see her farm profile hereEmail Kate on keganeducation@gmail.com for information on availability.   
  • Padraig Corcoran of Mount Plunkett Farm in Co. Roscommon offers walks on his Biodiversity Farm.  Padraig is a FFN ambassador from 2018, see his farm profile hereYou can contact Padraig directly here.
  • Thomas and Claire O’Connor of Manna Organic Farm in Co. Kerry hold open farms day and meitheals on their farm.  Thomas and Claire are FFN Ambassadors from 2019, see their farm profile here.  For more info go here or follow them on Facebook MannaOrganicFarmAndStore and instagram www.instagram.com/mannaorganicstore/
  • Tommy Earley of Mount Allen Farm in Co.Roscommon offers farm tours with specific guidance on habitat management and species identification.  Tommy is an FFN Ambassador from 2019, see his farm profile here.  For booking, contact Tommy directly on 086  2536672 or go here

Courses

  • Mark and Alison Hurst of Featherfield Farm in Co.Kildare have an onsite education centre where they carry out many horticultural and bee related courses throughout the year.  Mark and Alison are FFN Ambassadors from 2019, see their farm profile hereFor upcoming events and booking see here.

Schools

  • Mervyn Auchmuty of Lecarrow in Co.Roscommon is open to having different groups on the farm from courses like Agriculture Science.  Mervyn is an FFN Ambassador from 2019, see his farm profile hereFor booking, contact Mervyn directly on 087 6676288.
  • Sean O’Farrell of Cloncannon BioFarm in Co. Tipperary offers curriculum based tours to primary and secondary schools, especially for Geography, Science and History.  Sean is an FFN Ambassador from 2019, see his farm profile hereSee itineraries and availability here
  • Tommy Earley of Mount Allen Farm in Co.Roscommon offers ecotours with specific guidance on species identification and habitat surveys that would be relevant to Science curriculum.  Tommy is an FFN Ambassador from 2019, see his farm profile here.  For booking, contact Tommy directly on 086  2536672 or go here.

Social Farming

  • Kate Egan of An Ghrian Glas in Co. Westmeath offers social farming opportunities. Kate is an FFN Ambassador from 2019, see her farm profile here  See here for more info.
  • Tommy Earley of Mount Allen Farm in Co.Roscommon offers social farming opportunities.  Tommy is an FFN Ambassador from 2019, see his farm profile here.  See here for more info.

Accommodation

Self catering

  • Michael Hickey of Gortrua Organic Farm in Co. Tipperary offers a self-catering cottage on the farm.  Michael is an FFN Ambassador from 2019, see his farm profile hereSee here for more info on booking here.

Camping

  • Kate Egan of An Ghrian Glas in Co. Westmeath offers on-site camping either with your own tent.  Kate is an FFN Ambassador from 2019, see her farm profile here.  For more info on booking and availability, see here 

Volunteering

  • Kate Egan of An Ghrian Glas in Co. Westmeath offers volunteering opportunities to stay on site and learn about vegetable farming. Kate is an FFN Ambassador from 2019, see her farm profile hereFor more info on booking and availability, see here.

WOOFing Opportunities

The following farms occasionally offer WOOFing opportunities – working on organic farms to volunteers in lieu of food and board.  Please go to the Irish noticeboard here to see if they have posted:

  • Mark and Alison Hurst
  • Michael Hickey
  • Sean O’Farrell
  • Thomas and Claire O’Connor

Other products

  • Ailbhe Gerrard of Brookfield Farm in Co. Tipperary sells a number of honey-related products such as candles, balms, salves etc.  Ailbhe is an FFN honorary Ambassador from 2019, see her farm profile hereYou can buy these products directly online from here.
  • Padraig Corcoran of Mount Plunkett Farm in Co. Roscommon hires out bikes and boats for exploring the Lough Ree area.  Padraig is a FFN ambassador from 2018, see his farm profile hereYou can contact Padraig directly here.
  • Thomas and Claire O’Connor of Manna Organic Farm in Co.Kerry sell their favourite organic, fair-trade chocolates in bulk onlinewww.ebay.ie/str/mannaorganicstore They are also selling Garden Giant Mushroom kits for both farm and garden establishment . Check it out @GardenGiantIreland    See their farm profile here.

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